Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. is that a fair criticism? or is it because the crowd he's speaking to? >> first thing, speaker dennis hastert said at this time, questioned whether we should build new orleans. i think there was significant pushback from people in that region, specific about the city of new orleans, and eric's point that did come up. >> it was a racial point. about new orleans being below sea level. >> one second. one second, okay? my point is, from new orleans, they were offended by that. here is the deal. and he had talked to the congressional black caucus, how he sees him, what he said. i heard him naacp, 2009, talked about what he did in terms of schools, those lines, and got criticized for saying basically lecturing african-americans that he wouldn't do it for the white audience. didn't hear anybody white or conservative complain about that, you pull yourself up by your boot straps. let's be honest. politicians have always talked different ways, different groups, whether are you democrat or republican, conservative or liberal. >> but, rollland, what critics are saying, he's whole message of we're not a w
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
reports. now, to twitter. how about some tweets? some downright priceless. first, from dennis miller, obama better hope a kicked rear end is covered under obamacare. next om indecision. the october surprise in this election is that mitt romney is actually good at something. ouch. jim sterling tweets, obama is winning the "looking amazingly condescending when the other guy talks" race. finally this one for you from doug benson. just 14 minutes until we can all go back to preferring the kand date we liked when the debate started. all from twitter. we have a lot more. you know, as far as what happened last night and i promise to hear from the president and it sounds as though he is still debating today. he spoke just a couple hours ago in denver. here he is, president barack obama. >> i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. but it couldn't have been mitt romney because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy, the fellow on stage last night said he didn't know anything about that.
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am PDT
by president obama's campaign mocking mitt romney. here it is. >> bernie madoff, ken lay, dennis kozlowski, criminals, gluttons of greed and the evil genius who towered over them, one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about, it is sesame street. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. >> mitt romney, taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. >> romney mentioned big bird and his plan to cut funding to pbs during last week's presidential debate. but the saga continues. today, sesame workshop, which sponsors big bird, is asking the obama campaign to take down that ad. >>> america's senior citizens won't see much of an increase in their social security benefits next year. that's the news from the government federal -- from the federal government, rather, which announced today that social security recipients will likely get less than a 2% bump to account for cost of living increases. that's less than half the increase in benef